Biggest salaries in South Africa – Joburg vs Cape Town vs Durban

CareerJunction recently released its 2016 Salary Review, which provides insight into the average salaries of professionals in South Africa.

The Salary Review contains salary information based on salary offerings on the CareerJunction website for job postings between October 2015 and February 2016.

The review also contains average salary information for Gauteng, the Western Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal – detailing salary differences between the three provinces for select industries.

Listed below are the salary differences across the three provinces, broken down into employments sectors.


Engineering

  1. Gauteng: + 2-3%
  2. KZN: 2-8%
  3. Western Cape: – 21-28%

Engineering


Building and Construction

  1. Gauteng: + 1-2%
  2. KZN: – 4-5%
  3. Western Cape: – 0-8%

Building and Construction


Warehousing and Logistics

  1. Western Cape: + 0-13%
  2. Gauteng: + 3-4%
  3. KZN: – 27-31%

Warehousing and Logistics


Information and Communication Technology

  1. Gauteng: + 7-9%
  2. Western Cape: + 2-8%
  3. KZN: – 16-18%

Information and Communication Technology


Design, Media, and Arts

  1. Gauteng: + 1-7%
  2. Western Cape: – 1-5%
  3. KZN: – 1-7%

Design, Media, and Arts


Finance

  1. Gauteng: + 8-9%
  2. KZN: – 15-21%
  3. Western Cape: – 18-21%

Finance


Marketing

  1. Gauteng: + 1-9%
  2. Western Cape: – 6-12%
  3. KZN: Insufficient Data

Marketing


Sales

  1. Gauteng: + 9%
  2. Western Cape: – 14-17%
  3. KZN: – 19-21%

Sales


Admin, Office, and Support

  1. Gauteng: + 1%
  2. Western Cape: – 3-5%
  3. KZN: 10-13%

Admin, Office, and Support


Manufacturing and Assembly

  1. Gauteng: + 1-3%
  2. KZN: – 0-16%
  3. Western Cape: – 11-13%

Manufacturing and Assembly


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